EdSource – Survey details how charter schools in California, two other states responded to pandemic

After Covid closed schools in March 2020, charter schools reopened in remote learning on average in four days in California, three days in New York and only two days in Washington state. For public districts throughout California and much of the nation, it often took weeks.

To Macke Raymond, director of the Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University, or Credo, and a distinguished senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, this quick turnaround underscored the advantage charter schools had in responding to sudden change during the pandemic….